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Burnside Plot, Burnside, Kelso, Roxburghshire

Under Offer £165,000

Property Description

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WINNER OF THE SCOTTISH DESIGN OF THE YEAR AWARD IN 2018, THIS RURAL PLOT WITH FULL PLANNING PERMISSION & STUNNING SCENIC VIEWS TO THE CHEVIOT HILLS IS AN EXCITING PROPOSITION

A rare opportunity to acquire a plot of 2.66 acres, with full planning permission to build a 4 bedroom farmhouse, ancillary accommodation, stable block and riding arena set in a spectacular rural location with stunning scenic views to the Cheviot Hills and surrounding countryside.
The plot is situated in the heart of the Scottish Borders halfway between the popular Border Towns of Kelso and St Boswells and just 4 miles from the pretty village of Maxton.

All developers’ contributions have been paid under a historic Section 69 Agreement and services are available nearby.

Planning permission was granted in January 2015 and is now valid “for all time coming” due to work having been completed on the plot’s access track. Access to the plot is outlined in yellow on the boundary plan and a right of access has been granted.

More specific details can be found on the Scottish Borders Council website by quoting Planning Reference Number 14/00815/FUL.


Planning permission granted for:

Farmhouse
Ground Floor – 1 double bedroom with an en suite, kitchen/dining area, sitting room, office, utility room, WC, boot room, pantry.
First floor – 3 double bedrooms each with en suites.
Outside – Landscaped gardens and a parking area.

Ancillary Accommodation
Ground Floor - Open plan living/kitchen/dining space, bedroom, bathroom.
Outside – parking area.

Stable Block
6 stables, tack room, wash area

Riding Arena

Mileage
Edinburgh 45 miles, Newcastle 65 miles, Berwick-upon-Tweed 29 miles, Melrose 13 miles, St St Boswells 6 miles, Kelso 6 Miles, Maxton 4 miles.
(All distances are approximate)

Situation
This lovely rural plot is situated halfway between Kelso and St Boswells and just 4 miles from the village of Maxton. Maxton is a small village with a strong sense of community, lying just off the A68, one of the major trunk routes into the Borders, giving easy access both North and South bound.
Facilities catering well for every day needs are provided in the nearby conservation village of St Boswells. This delightful village is set on the banks of the River Tweed and offers fantastic local amenities which include The Main Street Trading Company (Best Small Shop 2018, Best Bookshop, The Telegraph), the Buccleuch Arms Hotel & Restaurant, J.C Douglas Butchers and a local convenience store to name a few. Within a short drive are the popular towns of Melrose, Kelso and Galashiels which all offer more well-known national amenities and services.
Excellent schooling is also readily available with the village primary school in St Boswells and the two primary schools in Kelso. Secondary schooling is also available nearby at the highly regarded Earlston high school. Private schooling is also available nearby at St Mary’s in Melrose and Longridge Towers near Berwick-upon-Tweed as well as in Edinburgh beyond. St Boswells also offers bus services to Edinburgh and is a short drive from the Borders General Hospital and Tweedbank railway station, which provides a regular train service to Edinburgh. A forty-minute drive away is the historic town of Berwick-upon-Tweed which offers further amenities and access to a mainline railway station which connects to Edinburgh and Newcastle in around forty-five minutes and London in under four hours. The village is also on the A68 giving easy access north to Edinburgh and south to Newcastle and the north of England.

Services
Drainage will be to a private septic tank with a soakaway.
Private water supply.
Mains electricity is available nearby.
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GENERAL REMARKS
Satellite Navigation
The postcode for the plot is TD5 8NR

What3words
Eyeliner.steer.shelters.
(please download the application “what3words” for the exact location)

Local Authority
Scottish Borders Council - Telephone: .








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  • Tweedbank (9.2 mi)
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To view this property or request more details, contact:

Rettie & Co , Melrose

1 Abbey Street, Melrose, TD6 9PX

01896 555010 Local call rate

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